Pakistan to seek International Monetary Fund bailout to overcome financial crisis

IMF: Nigeria To Witness Sluggish Economic Growth In 2019

The ongoing trade war between the USA and China could start having material effects on the economies of both countries within the coming years, according to new projections from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

While Nigeria will grow from 1.9 per cent in 2018 to 2.3 percent in 2019, South Africa and Angola were projected to move from 0.8 to 1.4 and -0.1 to 3.1 per cents respectively, the International Monetary Fund said yesterday.

"And there would also be lots of innocent bystanders".

However, in a newspaper article, the country's former ambassador to the World Trade Organisation Manzoor Ahmad said China only accounted for 10 per cent or so of Pakistan's loan repayments. China's economy grew 6.9 percent in 2017. -China tariff war's impact to be felt next year, the fund cut its 2019 USA growth forecast to 2.5 percent from 2.7 percent, while it cut China's 2019 growth forecast to 6.2 percent from 6.4 percent.

"The global economic recovery has been uneven and inequality has risen, fuelling inward-looking policies and contributing to increased policy uncertainty".

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 2018 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and WBG was organised to bring together experts to discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, poverty eradication, economic development and aid effectiveness.

Meanwhile, global debt statistics reached a record high of $182 trillion this year, with the United States and China accounting for the lion's share while Europe and Emerging Market countries trail.

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The body now expects the USA economy to grow at a rate of 2.5 percent in 2019, a 0.2 percentage point decline from its April estimates. This is still lower than the global economic growth of 3.7 percent.

The possible failure of Brexit negotiations also dampened the eurozone's growth outlook.

In the last few years in India private debt has declined from nearly 60 per cent to 54.5 per cent.

United Kingdom growth has been drastically cut in the aftermath of the Brexit vote; uncertainties surrounding the country's divorce from the European Union have stymied investment and seen part of its key financial sector relocate to the continent.

The IMF said a high interest burden and risks from rising yields in India also require continued focus on debt reduction to establish policy credibility and build buffers.

She explained that with global and public debt at an all-time high, any slight change could provoke capital outflows and economic instability in emerging markets.

The Group of 24 (G-24), a chapter of the G-77, was established in 1971 to coordinate the positions of developing countries on worldwide monetary and development finance issues and to ensure that their interests were adequately represented in negotiations on global monetary matters.

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